2012 Virginia Wesleyan Marlins
June 20, 2012
Higginbotham named Virginia College Player of the Year
LYNCHBURG, Va. -- Sophomore Tori Higginbotham as named Virginia's College Player of the Year, highlighting 2012 All-Virginia honors for the Virginia Wesleyan College softball team.
May 18, 2012
2012 All-Americans: Higginbotham and Karagiorgis
SALEM, Va. -- There's always been one thing missing from Virginia Wesleyan College's highly successful softball program ... an All-American accolade.
May 16, 2012
Record four Marlins named to All-Atlantic Region team
STARKSVILLE, Miss. -- For the first time in the highly success history of the Virginia Wesleyan College softball program, four Marlins have earned All-Atlantic Region honors, selected by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.
May 11, 2012
Capital One Academic All-District honor for Quinn
STARKSVILLE, Ms. -- Consistency has been a key not only to Jaclyn Quinn's success in intercollegiate softball, but also as a top-notch student.
May 11, 2012
Marlins dominate ODAC's major softball awards
FOREST, Va. -- There was a definite blue and silver tint to on the Old Dominion Athletic Conference softball awards for 2012.
April 29, 2012
Big hits elude Virginia Wesleyan in ODAC tourney run
SALEM, Va. -- Clutch hitting that helped carry Virginia Wesleyan College's softball team to another standout season eluded the Marlins when they had to have it during the Old Dominion Athletic Confernce championship tournament.
April 27, 2012
Bridgewater hands Virginia Wesleyan first loss in ODAC tourney
SALEM, Va. -- Virginia Wesleyan College's softball Marlins moved within one out of sending Friday's second round Old Dominion Athletic Conference tournament with Bridgewater College into extra innings.
April 27, 2012
Dailey, Pettit salvage opening tourney win for Virginia Wesleyan
SALEM, Va. -- Summer Dailey and Brenae Pettit came through when Virginia Wesleyan College's softball team needed them to produce Friday, lifting the Marlins to a tougher-than-expected 1-0 victory over Emory & Henry College's Wasps in the opening game of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference championship tournament.
April 25, 2012
Marlins sweep Bridgewater for record ODAC finish
BRIDGEWATER, Va. -- A hot Virginia Wesleyan College softball team concluded the regular season with a major sweep, taking two from nationally-ranked Bridgewater College.
April 24, 2012
Virginia Wesleyan clinches No. 1 spot in ODAC standings with sweep
HARRISONBURG, Va. -- Virginia Wesleyan College's softball Marlins clinched the top spot in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Tuesday with a sweep of host Eastern Mennonite University.
April 20, 2012
VWC weekend softball games moved to next week
VIRGINIA BEACH -- The threat of inclement weather in the Bridgewater, Virginia area this weekend has forced the postponement of two big Old Dominion Athletic Conference softball showdowns for Virginia Wesleyan College.
April 15, 2012
Marlins turn back Lynchburg twice in ODAC showdown
VIRGINIA BEACH -- A sometimes spirited rivalry between Lynchburg College and Virginia Wesleyan College in women's softball produced a pair of thrillers on Sunday at Marlins Field.
April 14, 2012
Virginia Wesleyan outscores Randolph 16-1 in conference sweep
VIRGINIA BEACH -- A match-up between the 2011 Old Dominion Athletic Conference championship teams resulted in a sweep by the defending champions.
April 10, 2012
Virginia Wesleyan sweeps North Carolina Wesleyan to hit win No. 19
VIRGINIA BEACH -- A home run and double from Tori Higginbotham, two doubles from Lindsay Izana, and a double each from Jaclyn Quinn and Heather Bishop highlighted a productive afternoon of hitting for the Virginia Wesleyan College softball Marlins in a non-conference sweep of North Carolina Wesleyan College on Marlins Field.
April 6, 2012
No-hitter highlights Virginia Wesleyan sweep of DII Virginia State
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Three Virginia Wesleyan College pitchers combined efforts for a no-hitter to highlight a Marlin sweep of Division II Virginia State University on Marlins Field.
April 2, 2012
No. 14 Christopher Newport takes two from Virginia Wesleyan
VIRGINIA BEACH -- A disastrous final inning in Monday's opening game against Christopher Newport University and a big catch in the bottom of the final inning in game two combined for a double setback for host Virginia Wesleyan College.
April 1, 2012
Dailey, Bertovich come up big in doubleheader sweep
Season Dailey's seventh inning shot into the right-center gap drove in the winning run for a 2-1 victory in the opener. A couple hours later, it was Brianna Bertotich's turn, as her two-out, seventh-inning liner over the second baseman's head cemented another 2-1 victory in the nightcap.
March 29, 2012
Marlins prepare for 4th annual Strike Out Cancer Day
Fans that check out Virginia Wesleyan's softball game against Roanoke on Saturday, March 31 will have the opportunity to raise money for cancer research, play games, bid on a week's vacation to the Outer Banks and eat, eat, eat during the festival of activities surrounding the fourth annual Strike Out Cancer Day.
March 23, 2012
Marlins rally, cool off Pomona-Pitzer
March 23, 2012
Marlins drop pair to No. 10 Redlands
March 22, 2012
Errors hurt Marlins in 5-3 loss to La Verne
Kelly Keys (Manassas, Va./Osbourn Park) had an RBI double and Tori Higginbotham (Glen Allen, Va./J.R. Tucker) drove in a run with a single, but the Marlins were undone by leaky defense and an inability to deliver other timely hits Thursday in a 5-3 loss to La Verne.
March 15, 2012
Virginia Wesleyan settles for split with No. 18 Salisbury
SALISBURY, Md. -- Chelsea Henline, Jaclyn Quinn, Kristina Karagiorgis and Season Dailey all belted out third inning singles to score two runs in a 2-0 victory over the No. 18 ranked Sea Gulls of Salisbury University.
March 10, 2012
Another no-hitter for Karagiorgis in sweep at Emory & Henry
EMORY, Va. -- It was a solid Sunday at the plate for the Virginia Wesleyan College softball Marlins who connected for 19 hits to help produce a 10-0 and 9-1 Old Dominion Athletic Conference victory over the host Wasps of Emory & Henry College.
March 8, 2012
Karagiorgis tosses second no-hitter as VWC sweeps Sweet Briar
SWEET BRIAR, Va. -- Kristina Karagiorgis, better known as “K. K.”, has been living up to her nickname in the pitching circle.
March 4, 2012
Second day of Beach Blast cancelled
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Inclement weather and wet fields forced the cancellation of the second day of the 2012 Beach Blast.
February 28, 2012
Virginia Wesleyan belts out 24 hits in sweep of Mary Washington
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. -- A solo run in the bottom of the fifth inning Tuesday gave the host Eagles of the University of Mary Washington a 4-3 lead over nationally ranked Virginia Wesleyan College.
February 8, 2012
Virginia Wesleyan favored to repeat as ODAC champion
VIRGINIA BEACH -- When a team returns four all-conference standouts, the conference rookie of the year, and the head coach of the year for a team that won a conference title, it's not too difficult to figure out why that team might be a heavy favorite to repeat as champion.
November 3, 2011
2011 Old Dominion Athletic Conference Champions